Karl Peter Johannes Davids

Male4 April 1831–

Brief Life History of Karl Peter Johannes

When Karl Peter Johannes Davids was born on 4 April 1831, in Neustadt, Oldenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Christopher Wilhelm Davids, was 47 and his mother, Marie Catharina Jansen, was 41. He married Sofie Margreta Christine Petersen on 27 April 1855, in Probsteierhagen, Plön, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Karl Peter Johannes Davids
Sofie Margreta Christine Petersen
Marriage: 27 April 1855
Rosalie Amalie Davids
Charlotte Marie Elise Davids
Sophie Caroline Davids
Maria Teresie Davids
Sophie Caroline Davids
Carl Christoffer Vilhelm Davids
Karoline Marie Matilde Davids
Adolf Christian Davids
Lovise Chatrine Davids
Malermester Christian Vilhelm Davids

Sources (37)

  • Karl Peter Johannes Davids, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Davids in entry for Sophie Caroline Davids, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Carl Peter Johannes Davids, "Denmark Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 April 1855Probsteierhagen, Plön, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 16

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 21

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.


    Age 33

    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David .

    English (Middlesex): from the Welsh patronymic ‘Dafydd's (son)’ (Welsh Dafydd is a later form of the name David ); see Davies .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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